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Transcript of Native Americans
Native American religion includes a number of practices, ceremonies, and traditions.
Native Americans had codes of Ethnics; such as respect, listen, avoid hurting others, do not speak unless your invited to do so, & be truthful. Religious Beliefs & Political leaders Population Treaty With the Delawares:
Delaware Indians were friendly towards the white Americans.
To maintain the Delawares support the Congress agreed to a Treaty with the Delawares on September 17, 1778.
Under this treaty the Americans agreed to help each other against the British. Treaties Product Christopher Columbus called them Indians
Proficient hunters, fishers, and farmers
Met Europeans in 16th/17th century Native American Quakers Puritans Slaves Form of Protestant Christianity started by George Fox
Members of the Religious Society of Friends
People from England that did not cope with the Church of England
Migrated to Pennsylvania from England in the 1660's
Pennsylvania Colony "Holy Experiment" funded by William Penn
Believe everyone should be treated with respect and compassion Puritans traveled to the U.S for : Religious freedom, Political freedom
Puritans signed Mayflower Compact November 11th
Created a civil body politic
Puritans held the first Thanksgiving November 1621
Lasted 3 Days African American slaves arrive in Virginia in 1619
Cotton Gin in 1680 caused a greater demand
Helped America gain independence from British
The U.S Constitution prohibited African slave trade
Escaped to Northern States and Canada through Underground Railroad 50-90 million Native Americans existed before European arrival.
Today there are around 4.5 million Native Americans.
Millions died when Europeans came and brought diseases with them.
Others died in the Genocide and in the wars with the Americans. (white)
Some Natives still live in their tribes and try to continue to keep their traditions alive. "Native American is not blood; it is what is in the heart. The love for the land. The respect for it, those who inhabit it; and the respect and acknowledgment of the spirits and the elders is what it is to be Indian."
http://home.earthlink.net/~tessia/ l Sequoyah; This famous leader proved to all that Native Americans can be brilliant thinkers.
Tecumseh; This great warrior fought against the intrusion of settlers into the Ohio Valley all of his adult life. Student Survey Treaty with the Six Nations:
was brought by Arthur St. Clair, governor of the Northwest Territory.
Six Nations were to leave behind all claims of the Ohio Country.
The treaty of the Six Nations was signed on January 9, 1789. Final Recommendation Treaty With The Cherokee:
Treaty of Peace and Friendship
Peace and Friendship between the United States and the Cherokee Nation.
signed July 2, 1791. Treaty of Greeneville:
Lost a battle against the Americans
sued for peace
met with Fort Greeneville
spend eight months debating
became the Treaty of Greeneville Chickasaw Peace Treaty Feeler:
signed on July 9th 1782
this treaty was to make peace so that thier corn can grow and their stocks would increase.
Peace was suppose to be made with the French, and the Spanish who all as one wanted us to be friends with them. The product that happens to be politically incorrect is Kraft Calumet Baking Powder. It is politically incorrect to some people because the logo of the Calumet has a head of a Native American. Lesson Learned Colonial People thought Natives many things such as,
How to use guns,
They learned on how to use building tools. What Americans Learned from them.
Many Native Ideas were taken. When the white man discovered this country, Indians were running it. No taxes, no debt, women did all the work. White man thought he could improve on a system like this.
- Cherokee. There is no death, only a change of worlds.
- Duwamish Native American Tribes in North America before Colonization. By : Cristian Castillo, Nayely Baez, and Marbella Cruz Introduction to other groups Native American political leaders were;
Tatanka Yotanka; was the first great Native American leader and patriot to be presented.
Ma-ca-tal-me-she-kia-kiak; This great Native American leader grew up in what is now the state of Illinois. William Monroe Wright is the founder of the Calumet Baking Powder company in Chicago, Illinois. This man that was a baking powder salesman, decided to open up his business with one of his new baking powder formula and decided to name it after a apeace pipe that was donated to the lands of what is now called Calumet City, Illinois. A calumet was a ceremonial smoking pipe that was used by Native Americans. Consequently, he placed the a picture of a Native American in the can of the new Baking Powder can.
The picture of the Native American should not be removed from the baking powder can. The image was not intended to offend, or was used in mockery of Native Americans. The purpose of the picture was to compliment the name, which was "Calumet", since they both have Native American background. An innocent action like placing a picture of a Native American should not be accused of offending, or classified as racism, since to be considered racism there must be a motive.